WISNER, La. - Alfred E. Higgerson Sr., 73, died April 6, 2004, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., at the Mary Anna Nursing Home in Wisner.
Born Nov. 28, 1930, in New Madrid County, son of the late Andrew and Lena Higgerson, he was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of New Madrid Masonic Lodge 429 AF&AM.
His wife, Edna Lee Higgerson, survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Terry Sweet and Cindy and Robby Roberts of Wisner; one son, Alfred Higgerson Jr. of Winnsboro; five brothers, Ralph Higgerson, Russell Higgerson, Mack Higgerson and Howard Higgerson of New Madrid and Cecil Higgerson of Rainville, Ala.; and four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Lena Carol Akins and Norma Jean Higgerson; and one brother, Wesley Higgerson.
Visitation begins at 5 p.m. today at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid, where Masonic rites will be conducted at 7 p.m.
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Thomas Peoples and Webb Manley officiating.
Burial will follow in Mounds Park Cemetery near Lilbourn.